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to the playoffs. >>> the a's beat the rangers to clinch last night. >>> texas will play the orioles on friday night in the a.l. wild card game. the o's were shut down 4-3 by the rays. every van longoria homered three times last night. with that orioles loss, the yankees clinch the a.l. east. robinson canoe went four for four with two home runs and six rbis. curtis granderson also added one. they're going to play the rangers or orioles in the a.l. division series. that's starting on sunday. >>> the national league wild card spot will be decided saturday with the braves/cardinals game. let's get a little football in. the nfl has agreed to allow suspended new orleans saints sean payton, mickey loomis and joe vitt to attend the team's game at the superdome on sunday night. and finally in basketball, the nba has adopted a new antiswapping rule that will fine players for things. >>> coming up, a square for ashton kutcher fans and honey. [ audience booing ] . >>> we'll tell you about an inspirational cyclist who gives new meaning to the words, no limits. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome ba
against the rangers on friday. also coming up in sports, guys, another big event at national's park. talking presidents, teddy, specifically. >> oh, joy. an attempt to cash on in the net's playoff attempt has failed. today, the commission approved a dollar surcharge. when the mayor heard about that, he said no way. that surcharge is expected to be rescinded tomorrow. in the meantime, the city police force is getting ready for the extra crowds at nats stadium. hundreds of officers at standby. they will not be affected by the coverage. >> tonight, a call to get rid of pepco at montgomery county. a group of customers fed up wants the county to take over the fra franchise. at a meeting tontd, customers and electric officials talked about the public utilities. today, a state task force allowed to charge an extra monthly fee to upgrade their systems. plenty of food, a warm bed and lots of attention. life has taken a huge turn for 23 dogs after being arrested from a puppy mill. they spent a special vehicle to pick the dogs up. police say they are among 200 animals received. the dogs aring
to hopefully see you later. we'll see. >> we'll see. now, as i said, the orioles needed the rangers to beat the angels tonight in their second game of a double header to clinch a playoff spot and they got their wishes. rangers closer gets the final out. the baltimore orioles in the first time since 1997. two teams from the dmv. got to love it. still to come on game on overtime, more coverage from st. louis. dave owens goes one-on-one with nationals outfielders michael morris. plus nfl today join us to break down the ravens first quarter performance when game on overtime returns. >> the nationals are headed back after a less than successful road trip. they didn't get to clinch the division but they get to celebrate with their fans. they can do it against the phillies in the next three days. our dave owens was in st. louis. he caught up with mike morris after the game. >> how difficult is it to play against teams that have to win? you guys, you want to win, you want to clinch, but have to win? >> you know, i don't think we look at it like that. you know, we're just playing to win just like th
the rangers for first place in the a.l. west and force a winner take all game against texas tonight. >>> all right. to miami, adam greenberg got his first at-bat since being hit in the head by a pitch seven years ago in his only other mlb appearance. this, a lot of people have been following, he signed a one-day contract with the marlins before the game and came in as a pinch-hitter against the mets. everyone was rooting for him, but greenberg struck out in three pitches. the marlins did go in to win it, 4-3 in 11 innings. >>> well, to kansas city where detroit's miguel cabrera picked up two hits and two rbis in the tigers 4-2 loss to the royals. with a point 331 average, 44 home runs and 139 rbis cabrera is on the brink of becoming the first triple crown winner in 45 years. we'll wait to see about that. >>> finally in soccer, robin van percy scored two goals for manchester united extending their winning start to the seasons champions league after a 2-1 victory. >> announcer: early today sports is brought to you by just for men auto stop. gray is over. >>> coming up, idol unrest. it's nicki
the orioles are ready to take on the rangers >>> sunshine and warm today. nothing like what we're going to see on sunday. so, i bring you this beautiful picture would be nice to have this to look at, too, on sunday. this was sent in from bill folsom. he was out taking going to about 65 to 70 and then tomorrow morning into the upper 50s to low 60s and even though this is a little cool, cooler than what we've seen, these readings will not have anything on what our high temperature will be like on sunday. here's the deal, we have clouds coming in for tomorrow morning, some showers coming through. here is about a 20% to 30% chance for tomorrow afternoon. so, not a big chance of rain. we get most of our rain on sunday. it will spread through with an area of low pressure and then just down right cold as we see the numbers drop on into the 30s by the time we get to monday morning and below average just about all of next week. >>> at some point on sunday, we could have us a delicious dilemma, where do we switch? >> have to have two tvs, i guess. >> i have a theory, add to your to-do list. the only way
for the second wild card spot. they'll play the rangers at texas tomorrow. after a long wild season, buck showalter is taking them one game at a time because he has to. >> you play so many games, it's hard to do what our team and the rangers are being asked to do. it's hard to pitch in the american league. these are the best players in the world. we've got nine innings. just one of those things you can't hide anything, you show them yours, and they show you yours. see how it will turn out. and i'll have a pretty good seat. >> we'll be watching. opening pitch tomorrow night at 8:30. >>> another award for rg3. griffin named the nfl offensive rookie of the month for september. kerrigan earned the same award last year with the defense. rg3 is leading the way for the skins. fourth highest offense in the league. griffin is getting it done with both his arms and legs. his four rushing touchdowns are tied for most in the league. guess who is right there with him, his teammate alfred morris and hughes tons' foster. >>> matt ryan comes in as the highest rated player. going long, going short, ryan's
their season alive. they're already in texas preparing for the wild card playoff game against the texas rangers tonight. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the o's made a push to challenge for the division crown, which ultimately went to new york. rangers enter on a losing streak, having dropped 9 of their last 13 games. first pitch at 8:37. >>> bad news for nhl fans. the first two weeks of the season are cancelled. the league made the announcement yesterday. owners and players are still locked in a battle over how to split $3 billion in revenue. there have been negotiations by both sides in recent days, but indications are they are no closer to a deal. the league did not say if the games could be made up if an agreement is reached soon. >>> one of the smithsonian's most popular artifacts is going on a journey overseas. the ruby red slippers that actress judy garland wore in the wizard of oz are being sent to london on a special exhibit on hollywood costumes. the shoes will be shown with dorothy's blue and white beginnigingham dress. ka curators say it's the firs
will look to keep their first trip to the postseason in 15 years alive. they take on the texas rangers in tonight's a.l. wild card playoff game. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the rangers took the regular season series with the o's, winning 5 of the 7 games the team played. first pitch tonight at 8:37. >>> the nationals, on the other hand, will be anxious rly waiti to find out who they will play in their first playoff series in 80 years. the atlanta braves and st. louis cardinals play their wild card game tonight at 8:00. nats will take on the winner of that game on sunday. game one and two will be on the road. the first home game for the nats won't be until wednesday. >>> two major food festivals happening this weekend. first, taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bowl hosting its second annual world chili eating championship as a precaution, police will shut down several roads during the event, starting at 7:00 tonight. that'
, for a wildcard showdown with the rangers. first pitch 8:30 tomorrow night. alfred morris and the redskins are hosting the falcons on sunday. skins come in with the league's top-ranked rushing attack. rg3 is getting headlines for his runs but it's morris, the other rookie, on pace for 1500 yards this season. the sixth rounder may be the surprise find of the draft, but mike shanahan knew he was special from the get-go. >> you could see right away that he had a natural feel, he could make people miss. i liked the way he practices every day because he comes out there with the mindset that he's going to give everything he's got. if it's in the running game, in pass protection, picking up his responsibility. he's really a unique kid, really down to earth. i think he's got a big-time future. >>> well, the maryland basketball team has a bright future but it's without the harrison twins. a couple of highly sought-after basketball recruits who very unwisely picked kentucky today over the interpret terps. wizards continue their training camps, one standout, randy crawford. he has been praised for hi
means the os will at least win a wild card spot. it also means the yankees and rangers are also in the playoffs. >>> the orioles charter plane had to make an emergency landing in jacksonville, florida last night because there was smoke in the kitchen of the plane. no one was hurt. the os and rays begin their series tonight. >> our time is 6:25. still to come, new driving laws take effect today in maryland. what you need to know. >> the price you pay for meat is going to take a big jump next year. beverly has a quick check of the commute. >> you needed to know if you're headed out. 395 slower than normal coming up from the beltway north to duke street to seminary road. on the right shoulder has become the folk cal point of delay -- focal point of delays. stay with us. we'll be right back. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ ma
tomorrow and their season will be on the line. the os face the rangers in texas in the american league wild card game. baltimore lost to the rays last night and the yankees beat the red sox. that gave the a.l. east title to the yankees. the orioles will play the yankees if they win tomorrow. lose and their season is over. we have two ballpark favorites at the station today. teddy joins us later in newscast. he is fresh out of his first ever in the president's race. he'll tell you how he did it. the lemonade shaker guy is here. he's a favorite. we'll ask how the fans in each city are different. >>> two searches for missing teens. in maryland, montgomery county police are looking for this 15-year-old of rockville. he was last seen at the wheaton community center monday around 2:00 in the afternoon. 5'8", 210 pounds. he likes to spend time in the wheaton shopping center. if you have information about his where abouts, please contact police. >>> the second search is in fairfax, virginia where another teen went missing on monday. this 17-year-old was last seen dropping off his brother at wt high
for the first time in 15 years. they take on the texas rangers in the american league wild card game. baltimore could have won the american league eastern division, but lost last night to the rays. the yankees also won last night and clinched the division title. the orioles will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. >> the detroit tigers are also in the playoffs thanks to miguel cabrera's historic season. he won the american league triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbis, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown. that was in 1967. >>> red box is hoping that the next time you pick up a dvd, you grab some concert tickets as well. the kiosk will soon sell tickets to live events along with the dvd rentals. tickets will have just a $1 service fee. they say it's another way to sell event tickets that might have a tough time of selling out. they are doing a test run in philadelphia and hopes to expand that in other major cities. >> what if you can't
, the orioles host either the rangers or a's on friday. if the os lose, then they will be on the road for the wild card play-off game. red skips as we know getting ready for a huge game against the atlanta falcons. this is the rg3 effect. the falcons 4-0, redskins only three-point underdogs. a surprise there, primarily because of pat ryan, the number one rated quarterback in the nfl. rg3, the fourth rated quarterback in the nfl. he says, you know what, we are depending on everybody, not just me. >> coach talked to us today. the biggest thing is, we're winning as a team. you know, its's not that any individual people are just going out and doing things on their own. everybody's contributing. alfred is running the ball extremely well. our receivers are blocking downfield. to hit that many targets and show that we can win as a team, and then we do have guys like the monster games as well. the future is looking bright for us. but we also know we've got to take it one day at atime. and we're doing that. >> guys, i've been covering the redskins for seven years now and this is going to be th
to the rangers beating los angeles angels last night, the orioles are now playoff bound. how exciting. two teams from the dmv going to the playoffs. that's a quick look at sports this morning. i will be live from nationals park starting at 5:00 today for hopefully a champagne celebration. have a great monday. >> we hope. maryland residents have new laws to live by today. that story is coming up. >> plus, we'll take a look at whether wet insurance is a good idea for you and your furry family members. beverly, over to you. >> right now we've got light volume around the area which is good news. one issue we're hearing about in north west impacts tiny -- piney branch road near blare road. outer loop of polesville road still running at a good pace into silver spring. you're watching 9news now. we'll be right back. good monday morning. >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. first day of the week, first day of the new month october. i'm andrea roane. >> you will feel fall when you step outside. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. thanks for joining us. beverly farmer has timesaver traffic. she's in fo
rangers. the orioles lost, giving the a.l. east title to the yankees. they will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. lose and their season is over. >>> the detroit tigers' miguel cabrera has just accomplished something that has not been done in 45 years. he won the triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbi, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown, that was in 1967. >> what an incredible accomplishment. >> pretty impressive. this is a great baseball season. >> it is. all right. >>> coming up on 5:51 now on this thursday morning, and some showers and clouds out there -- it is thursday, right? >> it is thursday. tom kierein here with more on our forecast. >> and we still have the humidity around from yesterday, too, but it's going to be changing during the afternoon. between now and then, yes, we have a weak front that's going to bring in that lower humidity, triggering some showers now from the carolinas across virginia, and right
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